Hikvision devices can be operated via mobile phones with Android
using the dedicated Hik-Connect
mobile application. It can be used for remote live viewing from DVRs
, IP cameras
, video intercoms
over the WiFi, 2G or 3G and to view saved recordings. Operating video intercoms with the application provides also remote opening of the electric strike, receiving notifications and transferring calls from the entrance panel to the phone in the absence of the subscriber. The application supports connectivity over IP and a P2P cloud. Hik-Connect
is also the name of the cloud service that provides access to devices in the absence of an external IP address.